Committees

Committees allow both students and Senators to contribute to multiple aspects of campus life and to the broader Davidson experience. Standing committees are subject to and responsible to the Senate at all times, and must have at least three permanent members that include a chairperson appointed by the vice president.

Academic Policy Committee

Formulates policy recommendations pertaining to academics and maintains communication with the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, department heads, etc.

Admissions & Financial Aid Committee

Formulates recommendations pertaining to admission and financial aid and maintains communication with the Office of the Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid.

Athletic Policy Committee

Formulates policy recommendations pertaining to athletics, promotes student attendance at varsity competitions, and maintains communication with the Office of the Director of Athletics and the Director of Marketing and Promotions.

Auxiliary Services Committee

Formulates policy recommendations pertaining to the Auxiliary Services Office and maintains communication with the director of Auxiliary Services and the director of Dining Services.

Buildings & Grounds Committee

Formulates policy recommendation pertaining to campus buildings and groups and maintains communication with the director of Physical Plant and the president of the Environmental Action Committee.

Charters & Bylaws Committee

Reviews all proposed changes to the SGA Bylaws and governs the chartering of student organizations. Formulates recommendations to change portions of the Davidson College Constitution, Trustee Bylaws and Faculty Bylaws.

External Affairs Committee

Serves as a liaison between the Senate and all entities external to the Senate, such as the Town of Davidson and the student governments of other schools.

Finance & Budget Committee

Formulates policy recommendations that pertain to the college's financial and budgetary practices and maintains communication with the Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance.

Student Life Committee

Formulates policy recommendations pertaining to all divisions under the Student Life Office and maintains communication with the heads of various divisions of Student Life.